Accounting Clerk

The Coca-Cola Company Published: July 31, 2020
Accra, Ghana
Job Type


We are seeking to recruit a highly-motivated Accounting {Assistant} Clerk. As the Coca-Cola Accounting Clerk, you will be supporting and assist the Finance Manager on daily corporate financial management and processes. In this role, you will drive valuable analytics and influence decision-making within the cross-functional team to achieve our business goals. You will report to the Finance Manager As required, and can also be delegated to assist Coca-Cola business unit (i.e. Customer Development, Marketing, Supply Chain) to add value to our business. Moreover, the Accounting Clerk prepares customer statements, bills, and invoices; reconciles expenses to the general ledger; takes care of basic client inquiries; and performs other clerical tasks related to maintaining accounting records. A career at the Coca-Cola Company is truly a one-of-a-kind experience. It's more than working for the global beverage leader; it's an opportunity to be a part of something that impacts the world. From our product portfolio to the planet itself, we offer you not only the chance to build a successful career; we offer you an opportunity to make a difference in the world. As a global icon and keeper of the world's most valuable brand, our boundless opportunities attract the very best experienced professionals, like you. Now more than ever is the time to become part of the Coca-Cola Group. One of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years is having a company culture that supports and rewards behaviours that lead to growth. Our “Growth Behaviours,” as we call them, are ways of being and working that help to make us successful. Think about how you can bring this to life by sending your CV and Cover letter for your desired role at Coca-Cola.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Collect on past due invoices by reaching out to customers via phone or email to guarantee payment.
  • Research discrepant amounts on customer accounts to reconcile and clear invoices, short pays and overpays by creating spread sheets, reviewing pricing, and working with departments within sales centres.
  • Handle Accounts payable and Accounts receivable process.
  • Encode Accounts Payables/Receivables on SAP.
  • Preparation of request for payment to vendors.
  • Preparation of Daily/Month-end Collection report.
  • Refund customer over payments, returned product and price corrections by pulling checks, invoices, correction backups and pricing backups to justify the refund.
  • Answer incoming customer, public and sales centre inquires via phone or email to resolve concerns.
  • Collect on return checks by calling or emailing customers to retrieve payment by cash, cashier’s check, certified funds or by credit card.
  • Maintaining customer accounts by determining if customer’s credit is valid by assessing the customer credit terms and then adjusting the terms as needed. This is done to maximize company profits by minimizing risk.
  • Credit references for current customers so customers can set up credit with other vendors.
  • Assist customers on the Payment Portal.

Key Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum Diploma, professional or university or equivalent degree/certificate required.
  • Diploma or Bachelor’s/College Degree in Business/Finance/Accountancy/Banking or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 Years Experienced Employee specialized in Finance – General/Cost Accounting or equivalent.
  • Cash balancing experience preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • MS Word and Excel proficiency.
  • Organization and professional office skills and aptitude.
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to financial details.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Team-work aptitude and professionalism.
  • Ability to multi-task, strong time management skills.
  • Ability to Work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Must be detail oriented with attention to accuracy.
  • Analytical, results-oriented, open-minded, approachable, able to work on a strict timeline and customer-oriented.
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